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Turn a Recycled Satellite Dish Into a High-Tech Birdbath

You can build a birdbath using a recycled satellite dish.

| February/March 2012

If you have an old satellite dish mounted on an adjustable pipe, you can turn it into a birdbath. Just loosen the bolts on the adjustor slide, move the dish into a horizontal position and then re-tighten.

To build a birdbath, get a 12-inch piece of pipe that is a quarter-inch larger in diameter than the dish support. Pound the 12-inch pipe into the ground until it’s at ground level. You can easily remove the birdbath when it’s time to mow! If there are bolt heads inside the recycled satellite dish, place a small amount of silicone caulk on them to ensure your birdbath won’t leak.

Patti Williams
Pekin, Illinois

www.EasyWoodwork.org
5/22/2018 10:51:14 PM

I use the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to build my own DIY projects – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)







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